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This cold snap has nothing on 1913

Published Nov. 11, 2014

Can you imagine how social media would've melted down exactly 101 years ago? Nov. 11, 2013 was the end of the "Big Blow," the "Freshwater Fury" or the "White Hurricane," a hurricane-force blizzard that killed more than 250 people and and destroyed 19 ships.

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Social Circle: Is naming winter storms a good idea?

Published Dec. 23, 2012

According to The Weather Channel, naming a storm raises awareness and makes it easier to follow a weather system's progress, reference in print / conversation and to remember. However, many members of the Social Circle aren't buying it.

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Thursday snow update: Few inches in Milwaukee, paralyzing blizzard west

Published Dec. 20, 2012

Today's storm will not have a major impact on the city of Milwaukee and adjacent communities. Yes, there will be snow. Plus, it will be brutally windy by Thursday afternoon and evening. But the snow accumulation and its on impact on travel in the city of Milwaukee will be nothing compared to what will happen in southwest, central and northeast Wisconsin.

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Snowstorm update: Milwaukee, meh; worst west

Published Dec. 18, 2012

The first big snow-producing storm system of the season will plow across Wisconsin Wednesday and Thursday, possibly bringing blizzard conditions to some locations.

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The Birth Of An Ulcer

Friday February 10th, 2012 - Manitowoc, WI   When it rains, it pours. Or snows. Or something. All I know is, everything I did went as wrong as it could go today.  That happens some days, and today was one of them. I didn’t panic, as I’ve been through it all before, but ...

Snow Joke

Tuesday February 1st, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL   The white death is here. Snow-torious B.I.G. This is supposed to be the biggest, baddest blizzard of the new millennium, and it just might be true. I had to drive home in my 1983 Cadillac tonight and it felt like a toboggan ride most of the wa...

Geez, it's just SNOW

Tuesday December 8th, 2009 - Lake Villa, IL   Maybe it’s me, but it sure seems as I get older that way too much hype is involved with the possibility of an oncoming snowstorm with significant accumulation. I grew up in the snow belt and as memory serves me, it was no big deal to g...


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